Laura G Cooke, MD, MPH, FACP Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: LSG Consulting
  • Phone: 858 267 4615
  • Cell: 858 829 5165
  • Fax: 858 216 1933

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine

Keywords/Search Terms:

Urgent Care, Concierge Medicine, Direct Patient Care, Clinical Epidemiology, Public Health, Decision Analysis, Simulation Training, Curriculum Design, Virtual Environments


BA, University of California, San Diego; MD, University of New Mexico School of Medicine; MPH, Yale University, School of Public Health

Years in Practice:


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Additional Information

Laura Cooke, MD, MPH, FACP is board certified in Internal Medicine as well as Preventive Medicine and General Public Health. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine at University of California, San Diego. She currently runs a private concierge practice and teaches health science students. She has worked in both rural and urban health systems as well as private and academic and Veteran Health Administration systems. She has worked as an inpatient hospitalist, emergency department physician, urgent care physician, and primary care outpatient practice. She has co-authored a textbook on clinical epidemiology and done research in disaster planning, training and teaching in virtual environments. She is especially skilled at reviewing records (both paper and electronic) for completeness and appropriate and timely referrals, as well as identifying correct site of care (e.g. emergency department, urgent care, outpatient office) for a particular medical problem. She has been doing medicolegal and quality of care chart reviews for the last several years.